Tourism - key words

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Boycott
showing your disapproval by refusing to go somewhere
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Community tourism
tourism that has close contact with, and mainly benefits, local communities
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conflict
contrasting demands between people with different desires and opinions
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corporate responsibility
how a company manages its impact on society & the environment
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development gap
difference between the economic development of world's richest/poorest countries
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development indicators
health, wealth & social statistics that show how developed a country is
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ecotourism
Responsible development and management of tourism that helps preserve the environment
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event tourism
travel based around specific events whether they're sporting, cultural or historical.
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Exploitation
taking advantage of resources or people
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fair trade tourism
makes sure benefits go to those whose land, natural resources, work, etc. are being used
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heritage tourism
travelling to see historical aspects of a country that still exists
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human development index
measuring development using info about income, life expectancy and education
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indigenous people
people native to an area
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infrastructure
basic networks like power supplies, transport and telecommunications
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long-haul
travelling a long distance
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mass tourism
large numbers of people heading to same area
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sustainable
able to be maintained
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multiplier effect
the increase in final income arising from any new injection of spending
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